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ILWU locals raised over $70,000 for cancer research with “Walk the Coast” charity events

ILWU locals raised over $70,000 for cancer research with “Walk the Coast” charity events

This August “ILWU Walk the Coast” coordinated events in three ports and raised over $70,000 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

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ILWU members overwhelmingly ratify new contract; grain companies agree to end lockout

ILWU members overwhelmingly ratify new contract; grain companies agree to end lockout

ILWU members working at Pacific Northwest grain terminals overwhelmingly voted in favor of ratifying a new contract in late August, ending an 18-month lockout imposed by Mitsui/United Grain in Vancouver, WA and a 15-month lockout by Marubeni/Columbia Grain in Portland

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Unity and solidarity at the 47th annual Pensioners’ Convention

Unity and solidarity at the 47th annual Pensioners’ Convention

The 47th annual Pacific Coast Pensioners Association (PCPA) convention met in Vancouver, British Columbia, on September 15-17.

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Labor’s day in the sun: Thousands of union members march in annual Wilmington Labor Day parade

Labor’s day in the sun: Thousands of union members march in annual Wilmington Labor Day parade

Thousands of workers and their families turned out for this year’s Labor Day parade and picnic in Wilmington,

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Video: Thousand march in annual Wilmington Labor Day parade

Thousands of workers marched in the 35th Annual Labor Day Parade in Wilmington, CA on September 1st. CBS-LA was at the event and broadcast the following report on the parade. It includes an interview with Local 13 President Bobby Olvera, Jr. From the CBSLA website: WILMINGTON (CBSLA.com) — A huge crowd gathered for the 35th annual [&hellip

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Shipping containers: 60 years in the box

Shipping containers: 60 years in the box

On the 60th anniversary of the patent of the shipping container, the website, Tomorrow, collects seven stories with different perspectives on shipping containers and how they have changed the world. One of those perspectives is ILWU pensioner and former ILWU Education Director, Gene Vrana.

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PMA and ILWU Update on Contract Talks: Tentative Agreement Reached on Health Benefits, Negotiations Continue on Other Issues

The ILWU and the PMA announced today that they have reached a tentative agreement on terms for health benefits, subject to agreement on the other issues in the negotiations

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Longshore Workers’ Vote Ratifies Northwest Grain Agreement;  Union Workers to Return to Jobs on Wednesday

Longshore workers who load grain in Pacific Northwest export terminals have voted to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement with several multinational grain companies

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Local 4 longshoreman helps save life of Vancouver police officer

Local 4 longshoreman helps save life of Vancouver police officer

A Vancouver, WA police officer is alive today thanks to the medical training and quick-thinking of ILWU Local 4 longshoreman James Bridger Jr

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47th Annual Pensioners Convention

The 47th Annual Convention of the Pacific Coast Pensioners Association will convene at 9:00 AM on Monday, September

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